Since its inception in 1898, the Yale Bulldogsswimming and diving program has produced numerous champion athletes. Many Yale swimmers have gone on to earn All-American honors and even break world records. The team has won 4 NCAA championships, 30 EISL championships, and several AAU championships. Under legendary coachRobert J. H. Kiphuth, the Yale men swam to a record of 528 wins and 12 losses. As of February 2009, the men's program has what may be the winningest record of any sports team ever: 1063 wins, 210 losses over 112 years. The first varsity women's team competed in 1975.